FIAT in America

I’ve seen a few FIAT’s in America before I moved back to Poland, most were at classic auto shows. If I remember correctly FIAT’s just didn’t adapt well to American drivers back in the ’80s. Cars were either too small or too faulty. This of course changed with FIAT buying out Chrysler and introducing the…

Santa Monica Tesla

I haven’t been to the Santa Monica 3rd street promenade in over five years so naturally a lot of stores were new to me. But one especially attracted my attention, and it was the Tesla store.  I know that Tesla is bypassing the whole dealer network thing and doing the direct to customer AppStore style…

E.T. Phone Home!

I’m currently on vacation taking some time off from the everyday life and showing my wife Ania the Los Angeles area I once called home.  We’re of course checking out all the typical touristy spots, but last Friday we stopped by the Hollywold Bowl for some quality outdoor entertainment. We watched a Spielberg classic E.T.…

Cheers

I didn’t know that Boston was big on crab, somehow that fact registered only after seeing the little red crustacean pretty much everywhere around the city. BUT I did know that Cheers, a TV bar that kept the nation entertained for a decade and where everybody knew your name, was somewhere nearby. Finding it was…

New England Holocaust Memorial

As I was walking around Boston I overheard a conversation among a few young people, probably about 17-18 years old, about a point on the Boston sight-seeing map marked only as a “Holocaust Museum”. For some reason the discussion was about the role of Americans in the holocaust and if indeed Boston was a site…

Boston – Got Crabs?

I never really traveled to the east coast while living in California. In 1998 we drove across the States on a cross-country family vacation that took us to Chicago, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and New York. Many years later I would tour New York City a bit closer on a mini vacation. But that about covers…